Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows that it brings abundance to drive away hunger.
Author: St. Basil (329-379)
Profession: Bishop of Caesarea
I wish my deadly foe, no worse than want of fiends, and empty purse.
Author: Nicholas Breton (1545-1626)
Profession: British Author, Poet
Curses always recoil on the head of him who imprecates them. If you put a chain around the neck of a slave, the other end fastens itself around your own.
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
Profession: American Poet, Essayist
Curses are like chickens, they always come home.
Cursing is invoking the assistance of a spirit to help you inflict suffering. Swearing on the other hand, is invoking, only the witness of a spirit to an statement you wish to make.
Author: John Ruskin (1819-1900)
Profession: British Critic, Social Theorist
This is the curse of an evil deed, that it incites and must bring forth more evil.
Author: Johann Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805)
Profession: German Dramatist, Poet, Historian
Vexed sailors cursed the rain, for which poor shepherds prayed in vain.
Author: Edmund Waller (1606-1687)
Profession: British Poet